Venous System Flashcards

inferior vena cava
Terms Definitions
Following gas, nutrient and waste exchange
When do veins return blood to the heart?
Face and scalp
External jugular vein
Brain
Internal jugular vein
Venipuncture Site
Median cubital vein
Brachiocephalic
Union of subclavian and jugular veins on each side forms this.
Superior Vena Cava
Formed by the union of left and right brachiocephalic veins(head and upper limbs)
Coronary Sinus
Cardiac veins
Cardiac veins
Capillaries of the myocardium
Hepatic Vein
Drains hepatic portal system
Hepatic Portal Vein
Drains gastric, mesenteric, and splenic veins.
Stomach
Gastric vein
Intestines
Mesenteric vein
Spleen
Splenic vein
Great sephenous Vein
Longest vein in the body
Inferior vena cava
Drains veins from the abdomen and lower limbs.
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